Show #677 - Tuesday, July 14, 1987

Missing part of Double Jeopardy! Round and Final Jeopardy! Round.


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Risa Lapidow, a technical writer originally from Vermont

Larry Day, a journalist originally from Saskatchewan, Canada

Dale Schweinsberg, a U.S. Army officer from Rome, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
An isosceles triangle has this many sides equal in length
    $100 3
Though "Macy's doesn't tell" this rival store, they would tell you it closed in 1986
    $100 26
She claims "Darling, I am a wonderful housekeeper.
After every divorce I keep the house"
    $100 11
Water with a salinity of less than 1000 parts per million is considered this
    $100 14
The expression "castles in the air" may "reflect" fact that these desert phenomena may also appear in the sky
    $100 8
Your navel, but not an orange's
    $200 2
A numeral is a symbol used to denote one of these
    $200 7
This NYC store has opened 2 mini stores at JFK Airport called Bloomie's Express
    $200 27
"Show me a hero & I will write you a tragedy"--& both he & Zelda died tragically
    $200 15
11 aqueducts, 359 mi. in length, delivered 50 million gallons of water daily to this ancient city
    $200 19
Guinness says it was one named Frederic which caused most damage along the U.S. coastline
    $200 9
This plant, Capsicum frutescens grossum, can be eaten green or red
    $300 4
Of the 4 basic functions, 1 that, in algebra, can be expressed by just putting 2 letters together
    $300 16
1 of 3 Western states where you might find a Goldwater's in the mall
    $300 28
Algonquin wit, she suggested for her epitaph, "Excuse my dust"
    $300 23
Worldwide, 80% of arable land is still watered only by this method
    $300 20
A thunderbolt symbolizes Zeus while this after storm apparition is symbol of his messenger Iris
    $300 10
Judy Holliday's last film, in it she plays an operator for "Susanswerphone"
    $400 5
¼ x ½ equals this
    $400 17
World's 1st department store was Bon Marche; meaning "cheap" located in this city
    $400 29
He advised housewives on TV "If your husband is a breast or a leg man, ask for my chicken parts"
    $400 24
Approximately 80 calories must be removed from 1g of water at 0° C to convert it to this
    $400 21
Of 160°, 215°, or 265° F, the difference between the highest & lowest recorded Earth temperatures
    $400 12
It's a weight, you dolt; wait, it's a dolt, too
    $500 6
2, 3, 5, 7, 11, & 19, for example, but not 4, 9, or 21
    $500 18
London's largest department store, they claim to be Europe's largest
    $500 30
Architect Louis Sullivan formulated the architectural dictum "Form follows" this
    $500 25
Usually using zeolite or an ion-exchange resin, this process removes minerals from water
    $500 22
Term for the extra cooling effect caused by movement of air across bare skin
    DD: $500 13
Surname identified with this dress plaid:

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Dale Larry Risa
$1,000 $300 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dale Larry Risa
$2,300 $1,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
"Unlucky" number of Cabinet offices in the U.S. government
    $200 4
Between 1955-73, an annual Gallup poll showed this is the month when the most people attend church
    $200 18
Peanuts character known for his obsessive attachment to his blanket
    $200 11
French wine-growing region that gave its name to a type of wine & a shade of red
    $200 13
You can sail to Tahiti on the replica of this ship used in the Anthony Hopkins/Mel Gibson film
    $200 1
The La Leche League distributes information to mothers who wish to do this
    $400 22
Sen. Robert Byrd, who was Senate Minority Leader in 1986, regained this title in 1987
    $400 7
Maimonides, the great Talmudic scholar, shared 1st name with this man who "wrote" 1st 5 books of the Bible
    $400 19
"Deck us all with Boston Charlie..." began the annual Christmas carol in this Walt Kelly strip
    $400 12
Though beluga means "white", beluga caviar is this color
    $400 14
Mississippi River steamboat that is on the National Register of Historic Places
    $400 2
Infants born before 35 weeks of gestation or weighing less than 5.5 lbs. are classified as this
    $600 8
The gods of these New Zealanders were thought to communicate through priests by whistling
    $600 23
Comic strip written & drawn by Cathy Guisewite
    $600 20
Color describing reef skeletons & the jewelry made from them
    DD: $500 15
The "S.S." before a ship's name indicates this
    $600 3
The rooting reflex refers to this basic instinct of babies
    $800 9
Amenhotep IV, who changed name to Akhenaton, was 1st Egyptian to promulgate this "-ism" central to Western theology
    $800 24
Decade in which Terry & the Pirates, Blondie, Li'l Abner, Joe Palooka & Mary Worth 1st appeared
    $800 16
Exactly 4" longer than her sister ships, the Missouri, Iowa & Wisconsin, she's the largest battleship afloat
    $800 5
Omni says the fetal brain may at one stage have 2 to 3 times as many of these cells as an adult brain
    $1000 10
Sainted 13th c. philosopher who wrote "Summa Contra Gentiles" & "Summa Theologica"
    $1000 17
As a class, they're the largest ships afloat today
    DD: $1,000 6
The 3 diseases prevented by the DPT series of innoculations

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dale Larry Risa
$5,500 $2,000 $3,700

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